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Video: Gusty wind bring in cooler weather Top gusts may flirt with 40 mph this afternoon, with highs in the40s. ...

Step-uncle pleads guilty to teenager's death Steven Henderson, 31, will spend life in prison without parole for killing a 13-year-old girl.  Henderson pleaded guilty on Friday to the stabbing death of Macala Shelton. Shelton was killed in June of 2013.  Her body was found on a farm a few miles from where she lived.  Henderson and Shelton lived in the same home along with other relatives. In exchange for the plea to murder ...

Help available for dealing with holiday grief This week schools and many businesses will be closed for Thanksgiving so families will have time to enjoy the holiday together.  But for those who have lost a family member or friend the seasonal slow down can be very lonely. Many local college students are pushing through these last few days of class before the holiday break officially begins.  While some are looking forward to going ...

Scooter drivers upset with new potential regulations New proposed regulations on scooters in Springfield  are revving up concerns with drivers and shop owners. A proposed city ordinance would create more restrictions for drivers. If the bill is passed, scooter drivers would be required to wear a helmet, have insurance and would not be able have any passengers riding on a scooter. The bill was proposed by city council members Craig Hosmer and Jerry Compton. ...

Isolated storm this evening Cold and windy tonight ...

KY3's Interactive Radar: Track Monday's strong storms Track Sunday's severe weather in the Ozarks.  Stay ahead of the storms with KY3's Interactive Radar. ...



Current Conditions:
Fair, 37 F

Forecast:
Mon - Partly Cloudy/Wind. High: 49 Low: 25
Tue - Sunny. High: 45 Low: 34
Wed - Partly Cloudy/Wind. High: 46 Low: 27
Thu - Sunny. High: 48 Low: 33
Fri - Sunny. High: 61 Low: 45

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Headline News

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
FILE - This Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 file photo released by New South Wales Police shows a newborn baby who was found Sunday abandoned in a drain in the Sydney suburb of Quakers Hill, Australia. Police said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, that Saifale Nai, 30, has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries. The baby had no signs of physical injury but was malnourished and dehydrated when he was found, police said in a statement. (AP Photo/NSW Police, File)SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.

Iran nuclear talks set to resume next month after missing deadline
Officials sit around the negotiations table during their meeting in ViennaBy Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers are expected to break off negotiations on Monday and meet again next month after missing a deadline to clinch a final deal to resolve their 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, diplomatic sources said. Details about the resumption of negotiations were still being worked out, though one source said on condition of anonymity that Iran could not expect any new sanctions relief for the time being. Possible venues could include Vienna and Oman, one of the sources said, though nothing had been decided. ...

"Avoid stigmatising Africa," musician says as West Africa Ebola song launched
Ivorian reggae singer Tiken Jah Fakoly performs during the Carthage International Festival at the Carthage Roman ruins in TunisBy Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of Africa's top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid's new recording of "Do they know it's Christmas' with proceeds also going to fight the virus that has killed more than 5,000 people in West Africa this year. ...

In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment
File - In this Nov. 18, 2014 file photos Israeli police stand guard outside the home of cousins Ghassan and Oday Abu Jamal in east Jerusalem. The Abu Jamal cousins stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers with meat cleavers and a gun during morning prayers killing four people and a policeman. The family received a notice from the Israeli authorities that their house will be razed. Israel says it is resuming demolitions because it needs more tools to stop a recent wave of Palestinian attacks on Jews. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive.

United Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFO
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Louis Chenevert (Shen-eh-'VAIR), the chief executive officer of aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies Corp., is retiring abruptly after six years and will be succeeded by the company's chief financial officer.